05 Oct '11, 11am

Great idea: New Packaging Tells You How to Reuse It Creatively. #think #green

Great idea: New Packaging Tells You How to Reuse It Creatively. #think #green

Reuse Ideas On Packaging "We put ideas in everyone's hands" is the slogan of Quehagoconesto.org (meaning "What do I do with this"), a project that has succeeded in getting several Central American brands to incorporate reuse-instruction labels -- bearing ideas generated by design students -- onto their packaging . Reuse labels on a jar of hair gel, a lightbulb box, a pack of toilet paper, and a food container. Photo: Quehagoconesto.org . A big tub of Plastigel hair gel , for example, has icons on its label suggesting reuse as a fish tank, a napkin holder, half of a set of barbells, or a planter. A packing box could be turned into a table, a shoe rack, an iPod holder, or a model plane. University Students Design And Test New Reuse Ideas "We established an agreement with the Universidad Veritas, Costa Rica, to introduce the project within the design curriculum," project dire...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/new-packaging-tel...

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